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    Lenangio 5mg Capsule 10'S

    LENALIDOMIDE 5MG
    SKU: 13900
    £20.96
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    What is LENANGIO 5MG?

     

    • LENANGIO 5MG contains Lenalidomide which belongs to a group of medicines which affect how your immune system works

    Therapeutic Uses

    What LENANGIO 5MG is used for?

     

    LENANGIO 5MG is used to treat in adults for:

     

    • Multiple myeloma
    • Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
    • Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)

     

     

    Warning & Precautions

     

    Talk to Doctor

    Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

     

    • Are allergic (hypersensitive) to LENANGIO 5MG or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
    • Have had blood clots in the past
    • Have any signs of an infection, such as a cough or fever
    • Have or ever had previous viral infection, particularly hepatitis B infection, varicella zona, HIV
    • Have kidney problems
    • Have had a heart attack
    • Have MDS, you may be more likely to get a condition called acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

     

    Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

    • LENANGIO 5MG should not be taken in pregnant, as it is expected to be harmful to an unborn baby
    • You must not become pregnant while taking LENANGIO 5MG. Therefore, you must use effective methods of contraception if you are a woman of childbearing potential
    • You must not breast-feed when taking LENANGIO 5MG, as it is not known if LENANGIO 5MG passes into human milk

     

    Children & Adolescents

    • LENANGIO 5MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years

     

    Driving & Using Machines

    • Do not drive or operate machines if you feel dizzy, tired, sleepy, have vertigo or blurred vision after taking LENANGIO 5MG

     

     
    Interactions

    Tell your doctor if you are taking,

    • Medicines used to prevent pregnancy such as oral contraceptives, as they may stop working
    • Digoxin used for heart problems
    • Warfarin used to thin the blood
     
     
    Directions & For Use
    • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
    • Swallow the medicine whole, preferably with water
    • This medicine can be taken either with or without food

    If you take more LENANGIO 5MG

    • If you have taken more LENANGIO 5MG than you should, talk to your doctor or local hospital accident and emergency department

    If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG

    • If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG at your regular time and less than 12 hours have passed - take your dose immediately. more than 12 hours have passed - do not take the medicine. Take your next dose at the usual time the next day

    If you Stop to take LENANGIO 5MG

    • Do not stop taking LENANGIO 5MG until the doctor has told you to do so
     
     
    Side Effects
     
     
    Serious

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Reduce the number of white blood cells, blood cells which help the blood to clot (platelets) which may lead to bleeding disorders such as nosebleeds and bruising
    • Blood clots in the veins (thrombosis).
    • Fever, chills, sore throat, cough, mouth ulcers or any other symptoms of infection including within the bloodstream (sepsis)
    • Bleeding or bruising in the absence of injury
    • Chest pain or leg pain
    • Shortness of breath
    Common

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • A fall in the number of red blood cells which may cause anemia leading to tiredness and weakness constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, redness of skin, rashes, vomiting, muscle cramps, muscle aches, bone pain, joint pain, tiredness, generalized swelling including swelling of your arms and legs
    • Decreased appetite, low levels of potassium in the blood, leg pain, chest pain or shortness of breath
    • Infection of the lungs, upper respiratory tract, shortness of breath
    • Blurred vision, clouding of your eye (cataract)
    • Kidney problems
    • Changes to a protein in the blood that can cause swelling of the arteries (vasculitis)
    • Increases in your blood sugar level (diabetes)
    • Increase in pain, tumor size, redness around the tumor
    • Increased blood pressure or a fall in blood pressure, slow, fast or irregular heart beat
    • Difficulty getting an erection
    • Stroke, fainting, muscle weakness, joint swelling
    • Changes to blood thyroid hormone, low levels of calcium, phosphate or magnesium in the blood
    • Depression, deafness, abnormal liver test results, impaired balance, difficulty moving, ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
    • An excess of iron in the body
    • Thirst, confusion, toothache, weight loss
    Uncommon

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Bleeding within the skull
    • Circulatory problems
    • Loss of vision
    • Loss of sex drive (libido)
    • Passing large amount of urine with bone pain and weakness, which may be symptoms of a kidney disorder (fanconi syndrome)
    • Stomach pain, bloating marked by inflammation in the large intestine (called colitis or caecitis)
    • Renal tubular necrosis
    Rare

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Tumour lysis syndrome - high potassium, phosphorus, uric acid, and low calcium consequently leading to changes in kidney function, heartbeat, seizures, and sometimes death
     

    More Information

    Storage
    • Protect from excess heat and light
    • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
    • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
    • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
     

     

     
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    What is LENANGIO 5MG?

     

    • LENANGIO 5MG contains Lenalidomide which belongs to a group of medicines which affect how your immune system works

    Therapeutic Uses

    What LENANGIO 5MG is used for?

     

    LENANGIO 5MG is used to treat in adults for:

     

    • Multiple myeloma
    • Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)
    • Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)

     

     

    Warning & Precautions

     

    Talk to Doctor

    Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

     

    • Are allergic (hypersensitive) to LENANGIO 5MG or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
    • Have had blood clots in the past
    • Have any signs of an infection, such as a cough or fever
    • Have or ever had previous viral infection, particularly hepatitis B infection, varicella zona, HIV
    • Have kidney problems
    • Have had a heart attack
    • Have MDS, you may be more likely to get a condition called acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

     

    Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

    • LENANGIO 5MG should not be taken in pregnant, as it is expected to be harmful to an unborn baby
    • You must not become pregnant while taking LENANGIO 5MG. Therefore, you must use effective methods of contraception if you are a woman of childbearing potential
    • You must not breast-feed when taking LENANGIO 5MG, as it is not known if LENANGIO 5MG passes into human milk

     

    Children & Adolescents

    • LENANGIO 5MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years

     

    Driving & Using Machines

    • Do not drive or operate machines if you feel dizzy, tired, sleepy, have vertigo or blurred vision after taking LENANGIO 5MG

     

     
    Interactions

    Tell your doctor if you are taking,

    • Medicines used to prevent pregnancy such as oral contraceptives, as they may stop working
    • Digoxin used for heart problems
    • Warfarin used to thin the blood
     
     
    Directions & For Use
    • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
    • Swallow the medicine whole, preferably with water
    • This medicine can be taken either with or without food

    If you take more LENANGIO 5MG

    • If you have taken more LENANGIO 5MG than you should, talk to your doctor or local hospital accident and emergency department

    If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG

    • If you forget to take LENANGIO 5MG at your regular time and less than 12 hours have passed - take your dose immediately. more than 12 hours have passed - do not take the medicine. Take your next dose at the usual time the next day

    If you Stop to take LENANGIO 5MG

    • Do not stop taking LENANGIO 5MG until the doctor has told you to do so
     
     
    Side Effects
     
     
    Serious

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Reduce the number of white blood cells, blood cells which help the blood to clot (platelets) which may lead to bleeding disorders such as nosebleeds and bruising
    • Blood clots in the veins (thrombosis).
    • Fever, chills, sore throat, cough, mouth ulcers or any other symptoms of infection including within the bloodstream (sepsis)
    • Bleeding or bruising in the absence of injury
    • Chest pain or leg pain
    • Shortness of breath
    Common

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • A fall in the number of red blood cells which may cause anemia leading to tiredness and weakness constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, redness of skin, rashes, vomiting, muscle cramps, muscle aches, bone pain, joint pain, tiredness, generalized swelling including swelling of your arms and legs
    • Decreased appetite, low levels of potassium in the blood, leg pain, chest pain or shortness of breath
    • Infection of the lungs, upper respiratory tract, shortness of breath
    • Blurred vision, clouding of your eye (cataract)
    • Kidney problems
    • Changes to a protein in the blood that can cause swelling of the arteries (vasculitis)
    • Increases in your blood sugar level (diabetes)
    • Increase in pain, tumor size, redness around the tumor
    • Increased blood pressure or a fall in blood pressure, slow, fast or irregular heart beat
    • Difficulty getting an erection
    • Stroke, fainting, muscle weakness, joint swelling
    • Changes to blood thyroid hormone, low levels of calcium, phosphate or magnesium in the blood
    • Depression, deafness, abnormal liver test results, impaired balance, difficulty moving, ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
    • An excess of iron in the body
    • Thirst, confusion, toothache, weight loss
    Uncommon

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Bleeding within the skull
    • Circulatory problems
    • Loss of vision
    • Loss of sex drive (libido)
    • Passing large amount of urine with bone pain and weakness, which may be symptoms of a kidney disorder (fanconi syndrome)
    • Stomach pain, bloating marked by inflammation in the large intestine (called colitis or caecitis)
    • Renal tubular necrosis
    Rare

    Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

    • Tumour lysis syndrome - high potassium, phosphorus, uric acid, and low calcium consequently leading to changes in kidney function, heartbeat, seizures, and sometimes death
     

    More Information

    Storage
    • Protect from excess heat and light
    • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
    • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
    • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date